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The Writing Center

Providing an open environment for the collaborative discussion of writing

Summer 2022 Operations

The Writing Center offers in-person and online tutoring Monday-Thursday, 11:00 am-3:00 pm through the following dates:

  • May 9th – May 26th
  • May 31st – June 23rd
  • July 5th – August 4th

To make an appointment, visit You will need to make account before you can access our system. Below are the necessary steps:

1. Visit
2. Select “Register for an account” and fill out the form
3. Log into the system using the email and password selected

WC Online allows you to view our schedule and make appointments with ease. The service is accessible on a computer or mobile device 24/7.

To make an appointment, select the block that represents the day, time, and tutor you want to work with. A pop-up form will ask a few questions about the context of the tutoring session, including whether you would prefer an online or in-person session. Once you save that form, you have successfully made an appointment.

The instructional video below demonstrates how to set up an appointment:

Walk-in appointments are also welcome! If you have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or stop by H&SS 112 and speak to someone at the main desk.

The mission of the Writing Center is to provide an open teaching and learning environment for the collaborative discussion of writing so that students may become more aware and independent writers.

In support of its mission, the Writing Center has the following goals:

1.) To support the composition sequence by providing professional, individual feedback to students enrolled in composition courses;

2.) To support writing across the curriculum by providing professional, individual feedback to students enrolled in USC Aiken courses;

3.) To support the university by

a.) Offering writing workshops

b.) Serving as a repository of material and equipment relevant to writing

c.) Housing the Writing Proficiency Portfolio (WPP) and providing professional, individual feedback to students developing their portfolios

Writing consultants come from a range of disciplines and are formally trained to provide feedback during all phases of the writing process. The Writing Center is staffed by students and English faculty. 

Learn more about our staff